White Lies Shattered

Episode 1: Shattering the white lie that “Europeans brought civilization to the world” On the premiere episode of “White Lies Shattered,” a special series hosted by Reparations in Action, Penny Hess, Chairwoman of the African People’s Solidarity Committee explores the genocidal origins of capitalism and uproot the lies white people tell ourselves about slavery, colonialism…

The Red Deal: Indigenous Action to Save Our Earth

Red Media and Common Notions are pleased to announce the publication of The Red Deal: Indigenous Action to Save Our Earth. Authored by two dozen Indigenous revolutionaries, The Red Deal is a political program for liberation that emerges from the oldest class struggle in the Americas—the Indigenous fight for decolonization. Offering a profound vision for…

From Canada to Bolivia with President Evo Morales

Indigenous Resistance to Militarism & Imperialism Sunday, June 21st National Indigenous Peoples Day SPEAKERS Special guest Evo Morales President, Plurinational State of Bolivia Hayden King Hayden is Anishinaabe from Beausoleil First Nation on Gchi’mnissing in Huronia, Ontario. He is the Executive Director of the Yellowhead Institute and Advisor to the Dean of Arts on Indigenous…

Fundamental Black and Native Opposition to White Settler State

Blacks and Native Americans continue to pose a threat to the “conquistador white settler nation,” agues Tiffany King, author of “The Black Shoals: Offshore Formations of Black and Native Studies.” King is a professor of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at the University of Georgia. “There are impulses within both Black abolition and Native decolonization…

Nick Estes: Indigenous Resistance Is Post-Apocalyptic

Nick Serpe Nick Estes discusses the deep historical roots of the convergence at Standing Rock, why Indigenous peoples have taken a leading role in the climate justice movement, and why decolonization must be part of any left-wing agenda. Booked is a series of interviews about new books. For this edition, senior editor Nick Serpe spoke…